The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 71 110 84
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -26
Contract jobs citing Perl 88 93 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.52% 1.66% 2.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.40% 3.94% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 75 117
Average daily rate £475 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £318 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £589 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
Perl
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1629 2363 2631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.66% 42.17% 42.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1382 1898 2042
Average daily rate £490 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.94% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £317 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £606 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £19.72 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.10 £92.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the City of London region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the City of London region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 86 (61.43%) Unix
2 83 (59.29%) Linux
3 82 (58.57%) Python
4 53 (37.86%) Finance
5 47 (33.57%) Bash Shell
6 44 (31.43%) SQL
7 43 (30.71%) Banking
7 43 (30.71%) Puppet
8 42 (30.00%) Java
9 38 (27.14%) Windows
10 37 (26.43%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (24.29%) DevOps
12 30 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (20.71%) Oracle
14 28 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
15 27 (19.29%) Sybase
15 27 (19.29%) Shell Script
16 26 (18.57%) Amazon AWS
17 25 (17.86%) Investment Banking
18 24 (17.14%) Red Hat
19 23 (16.43%) Configuration Management
19 23 (16.43%) Ruby
20 22 (15.71%) Jenkins
21 21 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 20 (14.29%) Relational Database
22 20 (14.29%) ITIL
23 19 (13.57%) C++
24 18 (12.86%) SQL Server
24 18 (12.86%) DNS
24 18 (12.86%) Equities

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (10.71%) Apache
2 12 (8.57%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.00%) IIS
3 7 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (3.57%) JBoss
4 5 (3.57%) OpenStack
4 5 (3.57%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.86%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (2.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (2.14%) Node.js
7 2 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.43%) Confluence
7 2 (1.43%) WMQI
8 1 (0.71%) CMS
8 1 (0.71%) FileNet
8 1 (0.71%) nginx
8 1 (0.71%) SAS
8 1 (0.71%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.43%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.43%) MS Office
2 1 (0.71%) HipChat
2 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (5.71%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.71%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.71%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.57%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.14%) GitHub
5 2 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.43%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.43%) PaaS
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.71%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.71%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.71%) Route 53
6 1 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.86%) DNS
2 14 (10.00%) Firewall
2 14 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (7.86%) HTTP
3 11 (7.86%) LDAP
3 11 (7.86%) SSL
4 9 (6.43%) SAN
5 7 (5.00%) LAN
5 7 (5.00%) VPN
6 6 (4.29%) FTP
7 5 (3.57%) WAN
8 4 (2.86%) IPsec
8 4 (2.86%) NAS
8 4 (2.86%) SSH
9 3 (2.14%) BGP
9 3 (2.14%) DHCP
9 3 (2.14%) SMTP
10 2 (1.43%) Internet
10 2 (1.43%) OSPF
10 2 (1.43%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 18 (12.86%) SQL Server
3 10 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 8 (5.71%) DB2
4 8 (5.71%) MySQL
5 7 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.57%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (2.86%) BusinessObjects XI
7 4 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.86%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.43%) Big Data
9 2 (1.43%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.43%) OLTP
9 2 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.71%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 22 (15.71%) Jenkins
2 16 (11.43%) Subversion
3 12 (8.57%) JIRA
4 11 (7.86%) ClearCase
5 9 (6.43%) Git (software)
5 9 (6.43%) Hudson
6 8 (5.71%) ClearQuest
7 5 (3.57%) Maven
8 4 (2.86%) Ant
9 3 (2.14%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.14%) Introscope
9 3 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.14%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.43%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.43%) Gerrit
10 2 (1.43%) GitLab
10 2 (1.43%) Selenium
10 2 (1.43%) Travis CI
10 2 (1.43%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 53 (37.86%) Finance
2 43 (30.71%) Banking
3 25 (17.86%) Investment Banking
4 14 (10.00%) Front Office
5 4 (2.86%) Advertising
6 3 (2.14%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.43%) Publishing
8 1 (0.71%) Marketing
8 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (21.43%) Developer
2 26 (18.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (9.29%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (8.57%) Applications Support
4 12 (8.57%) Java Engineer
5 11 (7.86%) Administrator
6 9 (6.43%) Java Developer
6 9 (6.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 9 (6.43%) Sybase Developer
6 9 (6.43%) Unix Engineer
7 8 (5.71%) Database Developer
7 8 (5.71%) Database Programmer
7 8 (5.71%) Programmer
8 7 (5.00%) Analyst
8 7 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.29%) Applications Engineer
9 6 (4.29%) Consultant
10 5 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
10 5 (3.57%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.57%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.86%) Middleware
2 10 (7.14%) XML
3 9 (6.43%) HTML
3 9 (6.43%) Web Services
4 8 (5.71%) .NET
5 7 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
5 7 (5.00%) REST
6 5 (3.57%) Spring
6 5 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (2.86%) LAMP
7 4 (2.86%) SOAP
8 3 (2.14%) CSS
8 3 (2.14%) ZeroMQ
9 2 (1.43%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.43%) IBM Integration Bus
9 2 (1.43%) J2EE
9 2 (1.43%) jQuery
9 2 (1.43%) JSP
9 2 (1.43%) RESTful
9 2 (1.43%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.86%) Equities
2 17 (12.14%) Derivative
2 17 (12.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (11.43%) Fixed Income
4 10 (7.14%) Clustering
5 9 (6.43%) Data Centre
5 9 (6.43%) Equity Derivative
6 8 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (3.57%) Public Cloud
9 4 (2.86%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.86%) Replication
10 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.43%) DataPower
11 2 (1.43%) Fintech
11 2 (1.43%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.43%) User Experience
11 2 (1.43%) Wiki
12 1 (0.71%) Celerra
12 1 (0.71%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 86 (61.43%) Unix
2 83 (59.29%) Linux
3 38 (27.14%) Windows
4 21 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (10.71%) AIX
6 12 (8.57%) Solaris
6 12 (8.57%) Windows Server
7 11 (7.86%) Ubuntu
8 8 (5.71%) CentOS
8 8 (5.71%) SUSE
9 5 (3.57%) Debian
9 5 (3.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.43%) Mesosphere
11 2 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.43%) VMS
12 1 (0.71%) Fedora
12 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (26.43%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (24.29%) DevOps
3 30 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (16.43%) Configuration Management
5 20 (14.29%) ITIL
6 15 (10.71%) Migration
7 12 (8.57%) Analytics
7 12 (8.57%) High Availability
7 12 (8.57%) Open Source
8 11 (7.86%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (6.43%) Issue Tracking
9 9 (6.43%) Web Development
10 8 (5.71%) Data Modelling
10 8 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (5.71%) Web Operations
11 7 (5.00%) ETL
11 7 (5.00%) Low Latency
11 7 (5.00%) Security Hardening
11 7 (5.00%) Workflow
12 6 (4.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 82 (58.57%) Python
2 47 (33.57%) Bash Shell
3 44 (31.43%) SQL
4 42 (30.00%) Java
5 27 (19.29%) Shell Script
6 23 (16.43%) Ruby
7 19 (13.57%) C++
8 16 (11.43%) C#
9 15 (10.71%) C
9 15 (10.71%) PHP
10 10 (7.14%) PowerShell
11 9 (6.43%) T-SQL
12 8 (5.71%) JavaScript
13 7 (5.00%) Korn
14 5 (3.57%) Scala
15 3 (2.14%) Groovy
15 3 (2.14%) PL/SQL
16 2 (1.43%) AWK
16 2 (1.43%) Jython
16 2 (1.43%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 12 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (1.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.71%) CCNA
3 1 (0.71%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.71%) CREST Certified
3 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.71%) OSCP
3 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.71%) PMP
3 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.86%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.71%) SDET
3 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (8.57%) Active Directory
1 12 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.29%) NFS
2 6 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (3.57%) Docker
3 5 (3.57%) KVM
4 4 (2.86%) Postfix
4 4 (2.86%) Samba
4 4 (2.86%) vSphere
5 3 (2.14%) RHEV
5 3 (2.14%) Squid
5 3 (2.14%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.43%) iptables
6 2 (1.43%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.71%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.71%) StorNext
7 1 (0.71%) vCloud
7 1 (0.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.71%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.71%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (30.71%) Puppet
2 28 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (12.14%) Ansible
4 8 (5.71%) Control-M
5 5 (3.57%) Nagios
6 4 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (2.14%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (2.14%) Cacti
7 3 (2.14%) Salt
7 3 (2.14%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.43%) BladeLogic
8 2 (1.43%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.43%) Mesos
8 2 (1.43%) Netcool
8 2 (1.43%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (1.43%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.71%) Graphite
9 1 (0.71%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 1 (0.71%) systemd
9 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 29 (20.71%) Oracle
2 27 (19.29%) Sybase
3 24 (17.14%) Red Hat
4 16 (11.43%) VMware
5 11 (7.86%) Microsoft
6 10 (7.14%) Reuters
7 9 (6.43%) DataSynapse
7 9 (6.43%) IBM
8 7 (5.00%) Cisco
9 6 (4.29%) Atlassian
9 6 (4.29%) HP
9 6 (4.29%) Veritas
10 5 (3.57%) BMC
10 5 (3.57%) Informatica
11 3 (2.14%) Adobe
11 3 (2.14%) ATG
11 3 (2.14%) Rackspace
11 3 (2.14%) Splunk
11 3 (2.14%) TOWER Software
12 2 (1.43%) Perforce
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